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  • Avoid Route 176 as Crystal Lake crews repair water main break Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Repairs to a water main will divert traffic Tuesday on Route 176. Crews will repair ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Lake in the Hills park dept. to offer child care over Thanksgiving break

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Parents looking for a place to send their kids over Thanksgiving break after another option.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Home sales in McHenry County increase for October

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The number of homes sold in McHenry County last month increased 11.6 percent from the same time a year ago, even as the local retail es ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • MCC trustee calls paintings 'borderline pornographic;' student artist responds

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A student artist at McHenry County College said she was left "appalled" after a board trustee, who in the process of advocating for mor ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Election 2016: Active first filing day for McHenry County primary candidates

    WOODSTOCK – The first minute of the first day candidates have to file to run for office in the March 15 primary was a busy one for the McHenry County ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Election 2016: Candidates filing in McHenry County for March 15 primary

    The following is a list of candidates who will appear on the March 15 primary ballot in McHenry County. Candidates marked with an (I) are incumbents:
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Nov. 23; Brussels remains on lockdown for third day

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Study: About one-third of world cactus threatened with extinction

    MEXICO CITY – About a third of the world’s cactus species are threatened with extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature warns in ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens

    BEIRUT – Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 civilians and wounded dozens more Sunday in a northern S ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home

    PARIS – Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climat ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Israel defense minister says Russian plane breached airspace

    JERUSALEM – A Russian jet recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to an open communication system between the two countries, ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect charged

    NEW FLORENCE, Pa. – A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who responded to a domestic dispute was charged with homicide Sunday.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Storm lingering in southern Plains; more flooding possible

    DALLAS – A deadly storm that has caused flooding and coated parts of the southern Plains in ice during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend dumped more ra ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

    MIAMI – The Republican front-runner for the presidential nomination, Donald Trump, is not prepared to be the nation’s commander in chief, because he’s ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:57 am
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